Leadership. Innovation. Diversity.
Women in rural telecommunications are making their mark in the industry by bringing innovation and ideas to the table across every aspect of the business. The NTCA Women in Telecom program reflects progression, creativity, diversity and contributions that women make in the field. The program offers opportunities to connect and share your obstacles and successes. Be a part of change and recognize the need for women to take active and upward roles in the workplace and their community.
Connect. Inspire. And Grow With NTCA Events.
What better way to learn and grow than through the power of networking. NTCA events catered specifically to the women of telecom is a great place to converge. Hear from other women, share your stories and draw in the lively roundtable discussions at the following NTCA events.
Connect With Women On The Rise
Women in the industry are connecting online to help each other grow. Join the NTCA Women In Telecom Listserv, a member's only resource, and start sharing your stories and challenges with other women on the rise within the rural telecom industry. Here, you could attain ideas from others on how to tackle barriers, overcome fears or grow in your career.
*member login required
Connect with a colleague on the rise or share your knowledge and experience with a female seeking guidance. We're proud to announce that we are rolling out a beta mentoring program this year. If you have interest in participating in the program, please contact us.
Broadband Conversations With Jessica Rosenworcel
Broadband Conversations podcast is dedicated to highlighting women who are making an impact on our digital lives. In each episode, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel talks about women who are breaking new ground and forging new paths in technology, media and innovation and about what they're working on, what's on their minds and what they think is next for the future.
In the News
- March 26, 2020, Optics Weekly
The Fiber Broadband Association Announces New Women in Fiber Steering Committee
- December 31, 2019, Forbes
Women in Leadership: Practical Strategies to Drive Change In 2020 & Beyond
- November 19, 2019, FCC
FCC Announces the Membership of and First Meeting of the Task Force for Review the Connectivity and Technology Needs of Precision Agriculture in the United States
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai designated Pioneer Communications (Ulysses, Kan.) Chief Executive Officer and General Manager Catherine Moyer to serve as vice chair of the task force.
- October 11, 2019, ABC News
All-Women Delta Crew Flies 120 Girls to NASA Headquarters to Inspire Female Aviators
- October 10, 2019, Broadband Beat
Talking Broadband With Land O' Lakes CEO Beth Ford
- September 12, 2019, Harvard Business Review
Research: When Women Are on Boards, Male CEOs Are Less Overconfident
- August 21, 2019, The Herald-Tribune
Women Make Impact on Telecom Industry
- August 6, 2019, NTCA Newsroom
Shirley Bloomfield Among OSP Magazine’s Top Telecom Industry Influencers and Trail Blazers
- July 17, 2019, NTCA Stories of Innovation
2019 Women in Telecom Fly-In Packs A Lot Into a Few Days in Washington, D.C.
- July 12, 2019, Broadband Beat (Shirley's Blog)
NTCA Rural Broadband Women Hit The Policy Trail
- July 9, 2019, The Hill
Female Tech Lobbyists Shake Up Industry
Have a story to share? Contact us, we would love to hear from you.
The views and opinions expressed in the articles shared here are those of the relevant contributors.